Apprentice Business Administrator

AMPLE POWER LIMITED

TELFORD, TF6 6RA

Closes in 18 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 26 June 2024


Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to represent Ample Power Limited which was founded in 1990 as Stretton Electrical Services by Ken Spragg. His son, Ed joined as a partner in 2004 and the firm changed its name to Ample Power Limited in 2014.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday - 8am - 4pm

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 26 August

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Business Administration Standard which includes:

• Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
• Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
• End Point Assessment (EPA)
Work place assessment with one of County Training’s highly experienced workplace Assessors, including as an example, completion of assignments, project, and observation of workplace activities.

There may also be a requirement to attend formal teaching sessions to enhance knowledge or work towards completion of functional skills (if required).

There is also a requirement for you to keep an off the job log which is an important part of your Apprenticeship Programme.
Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
Personal Learning and Thinking.

Where you’ll work

GREENHOUS VILLAGE

OSBASTAN

TELFORD

TF6 6RA

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

HEREFORDSHIRE, LUDLOW, AND NORTH SHROPSHIRE COLLEGE

Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade Grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Creative

    Other requirements

    Office located in a rural area.

    About this company

    Ample Power Limited was founded in 1990 as Stretton Electrical Services by Ken Spragg. His son, Ed joined as a partner in 2004 and the firm changed its name to Ample Power Limited in 2014. Since then, the business has expanded significantly and now carries out all aspects of commercial construction, mechanical, electrical and domestic work.

    After this apprenticeship

     

    Full time employment for the right applicant following successful completion of apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    HEREFORDSHIRE, LUDLOW, AND NORTH SHROPSHIRE COLLEGE

    COUNTY TRAINING

    enquiries@countytraining.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260806.

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    Closes in 18 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

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